Monday, March 7, 2011

The economic impact of rising oil & food prices on 'This Week in Business'

Yesterday on This Week in Business, Barry Bluestone, Dean of the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs at Northeastern University, joined hosts Paul Guzzi and Mike Nikitas to take a look at the state and national employment situation. Barry also weighs in on a number of economic indicators.



In the Briefing Room, Joe Petrowski, CEO of Gulf Oil & Cumberland Farms, shares his thoughts on escalating oil and food prices around the globe. He also talks about Cumberland Farms' new drive-thru store in Massachusetts.



On the Business Beat, NECN business reporter Peter Howe joins to discuss news at Blue Cross Blue Shield, the state's recent approval of 16 new charter schools, President Obama's visit to TechBoston Academy, and former Senator Chris Dodd's new job.

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